Border Security Force (BSF) personnel Tuesday arrested a Pakistani national when he was allegedly trying to cross over to the Indian side along Indo-Pak International Border in Dera Baba Nanak sector in Gurdaspur illegally.
BSF personnel of 164 Battalion arrested Muzamal Hussain (38), a resident of Basti Jafi colony tehsil Harunabad in Bahawal Nagar district, when he was trying to sneak into the Indian territory from Pakistan without valid documents near Basanter Border Outpost (BOP), police said.
Two mobile phones, one sim card and one memory card were seized from him, police said.
The BSF team handed Hussain over to the police.
Station House Officer (SHO) Dera Baba Nanak Police Station Paramjit Singh said the accused was further handed over to Joint Interrogation Center (JIC), Amritsar for further investigation.
A case has been registered against him under Indian Passport Act and Foreigners Act.(Agencies)